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New research addresses key retirement issues-6156

New research addresses key retirement issues

The average retiree loses a substantial amount of his or her Social Security income to health-related expenses, according to coverage by Lana Peck, a senior principal at the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC), of the recent 2017 Retirement Research Consortium Meeting in Washington, DC.

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Stats: 44.6 million healthy years lost without vegetables-6021

Stats: 44.6 million healthy years lost without vegetables

An analysis gathered data from surveys of nutrition and consumer expenditures in 195 countries, then related these to other studies on the relationship of vegetable and fruit consumption to the risk of heart disease.

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Sedentary living may age cells, but exercise helps-5944

Sedentary living may age cells, but exercise helps

A group of 1,481 women, ages 64 to 95, completed questionnaires and wore an accelerometer on their right hips for seven consecutive days during waking and sleeping hours to track their movements.

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Each year of age makes it harder to find a job-5399

Each year of age makes it harder to find a job

Older adults are being encouraged to work longer to improve their finances, among other reasons. However, after losing a job, getting another one may not be easy.

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Older population increases, but younger cohort is larger-5394

Older population increases, but younger cohort is larger

An estimated 46.2 million people in the United States were ages 65 and older in 2014. The highest percentage of 65+ residents was in Florida.

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Stats watch: two new reports profile midlife and older adults-5374

Stats watch: two new reports profile midlife and older adults

The current editions of two compendiums of statistics, “Profile of Older Americans 2014” and “Health, United States, 2014” (with a special section on people ages 55-64 years), have been released. Both publications collect data from a number of federal surveys and bureaus. One group of numbers details the chronic conditions prevalent at older ages, many of which are related to lifestyle.

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